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Arabella Advisors Welcomes New Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 3:50pm

Washington, D.C., Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- August 15, 2022 (Washington, DC) - Arabella Advisors is thrilled to announce that Andrew Plumley has joined the firm as its new Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).

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  • Washington, D.C., Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- August 15, 2022 (Washington, DC) - Arabella Advisors is thrilled to announce that Andrew Plumley has joined the firm as its new Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
  • Plumley brings over a decade of expertise in diversity and inclusion strategy and facilitation designed to deliver transformational change to organizations.
  • Andrew brings deep experience and adds remarkable skills to the Arabella team, said Rick Cruz, President and CEO of Arabella Advisors.
  • Arabella is a company that works with a remarkable set of change makers.

ICONIC FIVE-STAR KENSINGTON ROYAL GARDEN HOTEL COMPLETES MAJOR REDESIGN

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 3:26pm

LONDON, Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Garden Hotel, part of the Goodwood Group, is pleased to announce the first phase of its extensive redesign programme, with its upgraded rooms welcoming an influx of summer customers.

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  • Overlooking Hyde Park and KensingtonGardens and within easy reach of popular attractions such as Kensington Palace,RoyalAlbert Hall and South Kensington's Museum quarter, thehotelsits at the heart of one of the capital's most visited areas.
  • TheRoyalGardenHotel's redesign project spans its roster of 177 rooms and suites overlooking Kensington PalaceGardens and the London skyline.
  • This brand-new offering will add to its highly successful Asian restaurant Min Jiang, a mainstay in London's culinary landscape.
  • We are looking forward to the completion of the final phase of refurbishment, including the much-anticipated opening of our new restaurant, Origin Kensington, in September."

Infobase Delivers Interactive, virtual Field Trips to thousands of students through Streamable Learning Partnership

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 2:13pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Few things are more magical during the school day, than taking a field trip, and immersing a child's knowledge in a subject area by exposing them to realities of the world around them. Field trips enrich and expand the curriculum, build curiosity and wonder and provide students with experiences they can interact with. Today Infobase Holdings, the cloud-based educational solutions provider that integrates award-winning content, tools, and technology to foster lifelong learning and deliver interactive learning experiences, is proud to offer Streamable Learning, a virtual field trip subscription service for K–12 schools and districts.

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  • Field trips enrich and expand the curriculum, build curiosity and wonder and provide students with experiences they can interact with.
  • Today Infobase Holdings, the cloud-based educational solutions provider that integrates award-winning content, tools, and technology to foster lifelong learning and deliver interactive learning experiences, is proud to offer Streamable Learning, a virtual field trip subscription service for K12 schools and districts.
  • An annual, all-inclusive Streamable Learning subscription includes:
    Infobase will now include one to two complimentary rotating live events monthly from Streamable Learning on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • To learn more about Streamable Learning, trial the platform, or contact a representative for discussion, contact Infobase at OnlineSales@Infobase.com .

Underground Railroad Month Program on September 17: Harriet Tubman's Life and Legacy

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 1:00pm

THURMONT, Md.,  August 15, 2022  /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Harriet Tubman's Life and Legacy will be presented at historic Harriet Chapel (Catoctin Episcopal Parish), 12625 Catoctin Furnace Rd, Thurmont, MD at 11 a.m. on September 17, 2022. The program is co-sponsored by Harriet Chapel and the Catoctin Furnace Historical Society and is free to the public (donations accepted). Speaker, Angela Crenshaw with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, is planning a program that will be engaging for all ages. Offered on the anniversary of Tubman's first flight to freedom from enslavement, which took place on September 17, 1849, the event also recognizes Underground Railroad Month (September) and the bicentennial of Harriet Tubman's (c. 1822-1913) birth in 2022.

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  • The program is co-sponsored by Harriet Chapel and the Catoctin Furnace Historical Society and is free to the public (donations accepted).
  • Offered on the anniversary of Tubman's first flight to freedom from enslavement, which took place on September 17, 1849, the event also recognizes Underground Railroad Month (September) and the bicentennial of Harriet Tubman's (c. 1822-1913) birth in 2022.
  • Currently assigned to Rocks State Park, in 2017 she became Assistant Manager of Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park in Church Creek, Maryland.
  • For more information about the Harriet Tubman program and historic Harriet Chapel, visit harrietchapel.net or contact Rev.

100 Days Until the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ - How to Enjoy 100 Hours in Qatar

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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 3:00pm

DOHA, Qatar, Aug. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To mark 100 days until the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Qatar Tourism reveals how fans should spend 100 hours in Qatar while visiting for a match.

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  • DOHA, Qatar, Aug. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To mark 100 days until the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Qatar Tourism reveals how fans should spend 100 hours in Qatar while visiting for a match.
  • With more than one million visitors set to descend on Doha for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, fans will be searching for activities to pack into their schedules whilst not attending matches.
  • The journey commonly includes dune bashing in a 4x4, swimming in the beautiful waters and, of course, a camel ride.
  • Qatar Tourism is the official government body responsible for the development and promotion of tourism in Qatar, facilitating the sector's exponential growth.

Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience to illuminate New York this Fall

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 4:00pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a massively successful UK run, Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment in partnership with Thinkwell, Unify and Fever, have announced that Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience will illuminate New York this fall. The breathtaking light trail will be open starting October 22 for Wizarding World fans of all ages to enjoy at Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park. The spacious state park is situated in Westchester County, approximately 40 miles north of NYC.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a massively successful UK run, Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment in partnership with Thinkwell, Unify and Fever, have announced that Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experiencewill illuminate New York this fall.
  • Tickets will be available for purchase starting Thursday, August 18, but fans who sign up for the waitlist will unlock exclusive access.
  • Inspired by the iconic Forbidden Forest and featuring beloved moments from theHarry PotterandFantastic Beastsseries, mesmerizing lights will transform the landscape into a magical outdoor trail.
  • Visitors will discover some of their favorite moments from the Forbidden Forest, encounter magical creatures such as Hippogriffs, centaurs, unicorns, and Nifers, and practice casting their very own spells.

Fujifilm Presents Fujikina New York - a Free, Public Celebration of Image Making and Visual Storytelling

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 3:20pm

This curated, dynamic public event will showcase the power of image making through a special exhibit of select works from an emerging generation of image makers.

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  • This curated, dynamic public event will showcase the power of image making through a special exhibit of select works from an emerging generation of image makers.
  • Demonstrating Fujifilms ongoing commitment to storytelling, Fujikina New York will be part touch-and-try, part education, and part exhibition truly a festival for the image-making community and anyone interested the art of visual storytelling.
  • Fujikina New York will also celebrate the 10-year anniversary of FUJIFILM X-MountFujifilms pioneering photographic technology that has empowered image makers and opened countless doors for creative possibilities.
  • Throughout the Fujikina New York venue, photo and video work from Fujifilm creators will be displayed in a variety of formats.

Global ETFE Market Report 2022-2026: Films & Sheets Application to Offer Growth Opportunities to Market Players - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 2:10pm

However, ETFE is prone to puncture, transmit more sound than glass, and higher cost than other conventional material, which is hampering the market growth.

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  • However, ETFE is prone to puncture, transmit more sound than glass, and higher cost than other conventional material, which is hampering the market growth.
  • Films & sheets is estimated to be the largest and fastest-growing application segment in the ETFE market during the forecast period.
  • ETFE films and sheets are now largely replacing glass in the building & construction industry due to superior light transmission properties.
  • India to Witness Highest CAGR in Global ETFE Market, in Terms of Volume, from 2021 to 2026

Fujifilm Presents Fujikina New York - a Free, Public Celebration of Image Making and Visual Storytelling

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 7:00pm

This curated, dynamic public event will showcase the power of image making through a special exhibit of select works from an emerging generation of image makers.

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  • This curated, dynamic public event will showcase the power of image making through a special exhibit of select works from an emerging generation of image makers.
  • Demonstrating Fujifilms ongoing commitment to storytelling, Fujikina New York will be part touch-and-try, part education, and part exhibition truly a festival for the image-making community and anyone interested the art of visual storytelling.
  • Fujikina New York will also celebrate the 10-year anniversary of FUJIFILM X-MountFujifilms pioneering photographic technology that has empowered image makers and opened countless doors for creative possibilities.
  • Throughout the Fujikina New York venue, photo and video work from Fujifilm creators will be displayed in a variety of formats.

Customers at the center of Norfolk Southern sustainability program

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 3:00pm

ATLANTA, Aug. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today released its 15th annual Environmental, Social, and Governance report. The 2022 report highlights the company's progress reducing its environmental impact, creating a culture of inclusion, investing in its people, strengthening governance practices, and helping customers achieve their sustainability goals.

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  • "Norfolk Southern is a customer-centric, operations-driven company, which means helping our customers achieve their supply-chain emissions goals and reducing our own carbon footprint," said Norfolk Southern President and CEO Alan Shaw.
  • In its 2022 report, Norfolk Southern highlights the importance of partnerships in its sustainability strategy with customers, industry partners, and other stakeholders.
  • "Norfolk Southern is making strides to advance sustainability for both our customers and our planet, and we know it will take a collaborative effort to reach the environmental goals required to protect our planet for future generations," said Norfolk Southern Chief Sustainability Officer Josh Raglin.
  • Committed to furthering sustainability, Norfolk Southern helps its customers avoid 15 million tons of yearly carbon emissions by shipping via rail.